Associations Issue Opinion Piece Critical of USPS/NALC Contract

A few days after the commentary in the preceding post was written, an email arrived in the Mailers Hub inbox, conveying an op-ed piece released by three DC-based associations: the Alliance of Nonprofit Mailers, DMA – the Association of Magazine Media, and Postcom (The Association Read More …




Are the USPS’ Labor Agreements Realistic?

It doesn’t take a financial expert to look at recent Postal Service volume and revenue reports (like the one for April – see page 5) to realize the agency’s already tenuous business situation isn’t improving – to say the least.  Volume and revenue are continuing Read More …




At the National Postal Forum, the USPS Focused on “Informed”

Written by Mailers Hub Managing Director, Leo Raymond In perhaps the most well-attended such event in recent years, thousands of participants descended on Baltimore (MD) in late May to attend the 2017 National Postal Forum. As is customary, the official opening of the multi-day convention Read More …




Recent USPS trends: Service may be improving but not the finances

Recent USPS trends: Service may be improving but not the finances Leo Raymond, Mailers Hub Looking at the data released by the Postal Service after its second quarter (January-March 2017) shows that its service performance is getting better but its financial condition isn’t. Service performance Read More …




UPU’s Integrated Product Plan and US International Mailers — by Merry Law

By Merry Law, WorldVu LLC, and a Mailers Hub expert consultant     The Universal Postal Union (UPU), is the primary forum for cooperation between postal sector players. Among other activities, it sets the rules for international mail exchanges with rules and regulations set out Read More …




Mailers Hub/NAAD submit comments to the PRC

With the comment period closing today, Mailers Hub and the National Association of Advertising Distributors have filed their comments with the PRC regarding RM2017-3, the Statutory Review of the System for Regulating Rates and Classes for Market-Dominant Products. Many organizations from a wide scope of industry Read More …